Archive of: Ship Roundups

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Crew/supply boats

Crew/supply boats

A deafening silence has descended on shipyards along the Gulf Coast in the wake of the titanic sinking of the global oil market.

American Ship Review 2017
Ferries/excursion

Ferries/excursion

Hornblower Inc.’s preparations in 2016 for the new Citywide Ferry Service in New York included perhaps the largest single ferry order in U.S. history, while major West Coast operators moved ahead with plans to replace older vessels.

American Ship Review 2017
Fire/pilot/patrol

Fire/pilot/patrol

Two impressive West Coast arrivals paced the fireboat sector in 2016, with the delivery of Protector to the Port of Long Beach and Fireboat 3 to the San Francisco Fire Department.

American Ship Review 2017
Research/survey

Research/survey

The demand for data from the world’s oceans continues to grow as researchers respond to the effects of climate change and look to advance the extent and accuracy of seafloor mapping.

American Ship Review 2017
Megayachts

Megayachts

North American yacht builders continue to work to regain the strength sapped by the economic turmoil of 2009.

American Ship Review 2017
Crew/supply boats

Crew/supply boats

“It’s quiet out there. Too quiet,” said John Wayne as he peered into the night in an old Western. That quote could be written into a present-day movie script with a shipyard owner looking out over the Gulf of Mexico.

American Ship Review 2016
Ferries/excursion

Ferries/excursion

The dream of North American ferries powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) became a reality in 2015 with the arrival and launch of the first such vessels in the St. Lawrence River — one built overseas and one produced by Quebec’s Davie Shipyard.

American Ship Review 2016
Fire/pilot/patrol

Fire/pilot/patrol

While demand for newbuilds to service the U.S. oil patch hit the pause button in 2015, security never sleeps.

American Ship Review 2016
Research/survey

Research/survey

What will climate change mean for the shipbuilding industry?

American Ship Review 2016
Megayachts

Megayachts

by Rebecca Cahilly Despite a notable increase in 60-meter-plus contracts being signed by European yacht builders, production remains slow at most U.S. yards — and nonexistent at some.

American Ship Review 2016
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